News articles about Act TravelWise and sustainable transport initiatives along with published news in the press are published here. Members also regularly submit news items covering initiatives at their organisation.

 

Following the very successful 15 September conference 'Making Traffic Free Spaces in Towns and Cities', the University of the West of England and University College London have set up a new website (www.trafficremoval.uk) and forum for professionals and decision-makers involved in traffic removal initiatives. The conference presentations have also been uploaded to the site.

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In response to high demand, Act TravelWise is re-launching TravelWise Week. The week-long campaign will be held at the same time as, and in co-operation with, European Mobility Week (EMW) - 16-22 September 2017. Everyone is invited to get involved - from local authorities and transport operators to businesses, universities and health care providers. It's an opportunity to engage with the public and other partners broadly on the theme of transport and travel. Resources are now available for downloading.

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EPOMM - the European Platform on Mobility Management - has released its July 2017 e-update (published 1 August) on the topic of Mobility and Tourism. This e-update explore some outstanding case studies on this topic, where sustainable mobility has been implemented as part of broader plans for sustainable tourism.

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Pindar Creative has released a mapping portal that enables schools, businesses and local communities in the North East Combined Authority area to produce their own personalised leaflets featuring a site-specific map. The resource was funded by Sustainable Travel Transition Year funding for the North East Combined Authority's Go Smarter programme.

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